Embassy hosts Nawroz celebration

On Friday March 20th, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan hosted a Nawroz celebration at Oslo Militære Samfund.

Updated: (3.23.2009)

Around 200 people took part in the celebrations, including members of the Afghan community, prominent politicians and members of the diplomatic corps in Oslo.

State Secretary Espen Barth Eide from the Norwegian Ministry of Defense and Jan Petersen, leader of the Defense Committee of the Norwegian Parliament, were invited as the guests of honor.

The Haji family came from Sweden to entertain with traditional Afghan music, and the festivities ended with a buffet serving of traditional Afghan food.

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Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange-Rolvs gate 5  -  0244 Oslo  -  Norway  -  Phone: + 47 22 12 35 70

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